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VMware Horizon 7: Design Workshop (VHDW)

Detailed Course Outline

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2 Infrastructure Assessment

  • Define customer business objectives
  • Gather and analyze business and application requirements
  • Use a systematic methodology to evaluate and document design decisions

3 VMware Horizon Design

  • Identify the design process to build a VMware Horizon solution
  • Identify the VMware Horizon reference architecture
  • Outline the process to define a use case
  • Determine use cases for a given business case study
  • Outline the process to define service definition

4 VMware Horizon Block and Pod Design

  • Identify the components of a typical VMware Horizon block and pod
  • Outline the relationships between VMware Horizon management block components
  • Design a VMware Horizon desktop block and pod configuration for a given use case
  • Configure cloud pod architecture for multisite pool access

5 Pool and Desktop Configuration

  • List the key considerations for sizing hardware for a desktop virtual machine
  • Identify key virtual desktop performance tuning and Windows optimizations and their effects on VMware Horizon performance
  • Map use cases to VMware Horizon instances and VMware Horizon pools
  • Design desktop pools for a given use case

6 VMware Infrastructure Design

  • Identify factors and design decisions that determine the sizing for VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Estimate and size CPU and memory requirements
  • Determine cluster requirements for VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Outline the privileges that are required by an administrative user account

7 Storage Design

  • Identify factors that determine the sizing for shared storage
  • Determine storage-sizing formulas for clone disks
  • Reduce storage requirements with instant clones
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using View Storage Accelerator
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using VMware vSAN™

8 Network and Security Design

  • Identify the design decisions related to bandwidth use
  • Identify use cases and benefits of using load balancing and traffic management
  • Identify the best practices for avoiding network congestion
  • Recognize the PCoIP and Blast Extreme optimization strategies
  • Describe the design considerations for sizing network capacity
  • Evaluate security features of the security server and VMware Unified Access Gateway™
  • Compare the security server and Unified Access Gateway

9 End-User Session Design

  • Configure Horizon Persona Management for end-user personalization
  • Discuss the use of VMware User Environment Manager™ for personalizing desktops
  • Identify VMware best practices for Active Directory containers, groups, and Group Policy object policies in a VMware Horizon solution
  • Identify VMware best practices for True SSO
  • Identify client device characteristics and requirements

10 Delivering and Managing Applications

  • Describe the importance of the application delivery mechanism
  • Determine which VMware Horizon application tool should be used to accomplish which business objectives
  • Design and create Remote Desktop Services farms and application pools to support the deployment of applications